Duchess Of Cambridge Returns To Her Favourite Designer For WW1 Commemorations

By Jessica Vince - 11 November 2014


Duchess Of Cambridge Returns To Her Favourite Designer For WW1 Commemorations

Monday morning is barely underway and already the royals are on duty in their finest finery. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are joining a number of world leaders in Belgium today to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War. The event, held at the Saint-Laurent Abbey in Liege, is just one of a number of ceremonies and William and Kate are there to represent the Queen.

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Duchess Of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, In Cream Outfit For Belgium WW1 Commemorations

William and Kate are representing the Queen in Belgium [Getty]

The pair were greeted early this morning by King Philippe and his wife, Queen Mathilde of Belgium. In recognition of her senior status, Kate curtesied to Queen Mathilde, which resulted in this excellent Twitter pic. Prince William spoke at the ceremony, saying: 'Among the very first victims were the people of Belgium, whose resistance was as gallant as their suffering was great.' He added that Britain owes a great debt of gratitude to Belgium for its fortitude during the 1914-1918 war.

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Duchess Of Cambridge At WW1 Commemorations: Kate Middleton In Alexander McQueen Outfit In Belgium

Kate opted for another Alexander McQueen coat dress [Getty]

The Duchess is wearing an Alexander McQueen cream coat dress for the occasion. It's accented with a pleated skirt, long sleeves, dropped waist and an adorable Peter Pan collar. She's topped off the look with a matching hat with adorned with dusty pink roses by Jane Taylor and, of course, her favourite pair of LK Bennett heels. As you know, Kate does love herself a cream coat dress...

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Kate does love a cream coat [Getty]

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